Having fun is just the beginning! Our award-winning curricula and exceptional educators provide engaging musical learning experiences during the years most critical to brain development. The activities and relationships you enjoy will develop and strengthen neural pathways, enhance your growing parent-child bond, and help you understand the how's and why's of your child's development. Registration cost includes tuition and materials. All registrations are taken online through the Community Music School of Webster University, www.webster.edu/cms or you may contact us at 314.968.5939 for more information.
Educator: Jeanne Magee
Location: The Lodge Des Peres Activity Room
Are you interested in learning more about Kindermusik before committing to a full semester? Are you unsure how your baby or child will respond in a group setting? Come join us for a musical playdate and see firsthand how singing, moving, playing instruments, and dancing together has the power to keep us connected, fuel our brains, drive our creativity, and bring us joy. For families new to Kindermusik.
Materials included in the cost: access to class music on the Kindermusik app
Curriculum: “A Sprinkle of Hope”
Ages: birth – 5 years with parent or caregiver
Wednesday, 9:30 – 10:10 a.m., January 12
Wednesday, 10:30 – 11:10 a.m., January 12
KINDERMUSIK® FOUNDATIONS (Spring Semester)
Kindermusik Foundations classes provide a welcoming environment where caregivers connect and support each other while babies explore and react to new sounds, sensations, and objects. Shared activities support baby’s development and strengthen your connection with your child during this crucial time. Hop on the hayride – it’s time to head for the farm! “Old MacDonald,” animal sounds, “You Are My Sunshine” and more. As spring arrives, we’ll stop and smell the roses – tulips, lilies, and pansies too! Sing “How Does Your Garden Grow,” play instruments “All the Way to Galway,” and dance the “Irish Trot.”
Materials included in the cost: access to class music on the Kindermusik app, 2 colorful board books, art banners, a mini cage bell and baby rainbow shaker instruments.
Curriculum: “Cock-a-doodle-Moo!” and “Dewdrops”
Cost: $278 (There is an optional 7-week Mini Session for $152 that includes tuition and materials for “Cock-a-doodle-Moo!” OR “Dewdrops” unit only).
Ages: Birth - 18 months with parent or caregiver
Tuesday, 12:30 – 1:10 p.m., February 1 – May 10 (no class 3/22)
Wednesday, 11:15 – 11:55 a.m., February 2 – May 11 (no class 3/23)
KINDERMUSIK® LEVEL 2 (Spring Semester)
Our Level 2 classes encourage older toddlers to initiate their own ideas and explore their creativity. Each class offers plenty of fun outlets for toddler-style energy, promoting cognitive development through singing, dancing, and instrument play. Better still, you'll have the opportunity to connect with other parents and caregivers who are also experiencing the joys and complexities of these busy years, while learning to use music to create and simplify routines at home. Hop on the train, drive the car, board the plane, steer the wagon, float the boat – transportation is a favorite topic for toddlers who are on the go, go, go! “Riding the Rails,” “Wheels on the Bus,” “Old Brass Wagon” and more.
Materials included in the cost: access to class music on the Kindermusik app, two interactive storybooks – Shiny Dinah and Giddy-Up!, a Home Activity Book, and 2 harmonicas, all conveniently packaged in a train carry box.
Curriculum: “Away We Go!”
Ages: 18 months - 3 1/2 years with parent or caregiver
Tuesday, 9:15 – 9:55 a.m., February 1 – May 10 (no class 3/22)
Tuesday, 10:15 – 10:55 a.m., February 1 – May 10 (no class 3/22)
Wednesday, 10 – 10:40 a.m., February 2 – May 11 (no class 3/23)
KINDERMUSIK® LEVEL 4 (Spring Semester)
Level 4 classes offer children exciting first experiences with musical symbols and more complex instruments, laying the groundwork for formal music instruction. You'll join the fun and watch as your child begins to master music terms and concepts, building a strong foundation for learning in other subjects like math, reading, and writing. American folk music, Irish jigs, and even opera show us the incredible expressive range of our voices. We’ll explore high and low, fast and slow, first steps in reading notes and the music of Mozart!
Materials included in the cost: access to class music on the Kindermusik app, three magazine style Family Guides with story, a harmonica, a tambourine, and a wrist streamer.
Curriculum: “Giggles,” “Under the Rainbow,” and “Sing a Story”
Ages: For ages 3 1/2 - 5 years; caregiver attends last 15 minutes of class.
Tuesday, 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., February 1 – May 10 (no class 3/22)
Wednesday, 12:30 – 1:15 p.m., February 2 – May 11 (no class 3/23)
All registrations are taken online through the Community Music School of Webster University, www.webster.edu/cms or you may contact us at 314.968.5939 for more information.